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Roasted Pork With Apricots And Sweet Spices

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Roasted pork with apricots and sweet spices is a fruited pork recipe. Prepared with a spiced broth marinade, the pork is roasted in the oven to a desired doneness. Set aside and the apricots is cooked in marinade mix, orange juice and broth with a dash of worcestershire sauce and added almonds. served with the fruited almond mix, this roasted pork is fir for dinner parties and ocassions.
Ingredients
  Low sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Divided)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Boneless pork loin 1 1⁄2 Pound, rolled and tied
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Julienned california dried apricot halves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Toasted)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Combine 2 tablespoons chicken broth with cinnamon, cloves and cumin.
Rub marinade mixture over pork; cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 350°F Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet over high heat; brown pork on all sides.
Remove pork to roasting pan.
Roast in preheated oven until internal temperature of pork reaches 155°F, about 40 minutes.
Transfer pork to cutting board; tent with foil.
Let stand 10 minutes.
In same skillet, over medium heat, heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil; cook and stir onion and garlic until tender.
Add reserved marinade mixture, juice, remaining 1 cup chicken broth, water and Worcestershire sauce.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Add apricots; simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in almonds and orange peel; remove from heat.
Stir in cilantro; season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Pork

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